US, Malaysia to set up bilateral trade talk shops

WASHINGTON (July 18): The United States and Malaysia will establish working groups to address trade matters such as labor, intellectual property and the environment, US officials announced Monday.

The agreement came following a meeting between Malaysian authorities and officials from the office of the US Trade Representative.

“The United States is holding talks with key trading partners across Asia, reflecting the priority the Trump Administration places on deepening trade ties with countries in the region,” the office said in a statement.

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